At Stapleford we cater for all levels of experience; from those who have never flown before to those who may have held a PPL but their licence and/or recency has elapsed.
Our ab initio PPL course is detailed here. However, our PPL Plus course is intended for pilots with a PPL who want to:
- Improve their handling skills and confidence
- Increase safety
- Learn advanced handling techniques
- Enjoy a new challenge
PPL + is a short course that comprise 5 hours flying plus 8 hours ground tuition. It is designed to encourage and enable the PPL holder to expand their flying skills and broaden their experience. The course will be flown mainly in a PA28 Warrior and will double as familiarisation training for those pilots who have not been signed-off in a Warrior. 'Upset Training' will be flown in the T67M260 Firefly. The course follows this syllabus:
Circuit revision, including short/soft field operations and crosswind handling
- Stalling revision
- Constant aspect forced landing technique (as taught by the RAF)
- Maximum rate turns
- Handling an EFATO, Engine Failure After Take Off
- Recovery from unusual attitudes and spinning
To book your place on PPL + or discuss your requirements please contact Keith Pogmore or Tony Glover via 01708 688380.
Course price is £1220.00